Brazil has appointed Tite as the new coach for the national team. He will be replacing Dunga, who has been sacked last week following the elimination of the team from the Copa America. Indeed the Brazilian side has been eliminated from the group stage of the competition.
Tite, who was working with Corinthians before his appointment, said that it was an honor for him to be managing the Brazilian team. He said that he always has dreamed of managing the Brazil national team and that he believes that now the time has come. He said that this has always been a personal goal for him and that he will do everything he can in order to bring success to the Brazil team.
Tite has enjoyed a successful career as manager so far where he has managed team such as Corinthians and Sao Paulo among others. His most successful period has been from 2010 to 2013 where he has won the title, the Copa Libertadores as well as the World Club Cup with Corinthians.
The Brazil national team is currently going through a difficult period. After the humiliation at the last World Cup there were hopes that Brazil can win the Copa America, but unfortunately, the team failed to perform and was eliminated at the group stage.
At the moment Brazil is sixth in the World Cup qualifying tournament and Tite will have to find a way to boost his team performance. Indeed only the top four in the table will qualify directly for the World Cup, and Brazil will have to improve dramatically if they do not want to miss the first World Cup of their history. Tite knows that this will not be easy and that he will need to start working as soon as possible.